Brother Dick Martin, 1944 - 2001. Most Canadian workers never met him. But every Canadian worker owes a vote of thanks to Dick Martin, whose health-and-safety work led to real change in the workplaces we know today.
Remembering, and Learning - Each year on December 6, Canadians take time out to reflect on the tragic murders of 14 women at a Montréal engineering school – targeted for no reason other than that they were women.
Tackling a Giant - Make no mistake about it – there is a giant in our midst. Sobeys Inc. is the second-largest food-distribution company in Canada, and highly-ranked amongst the major players in North America
Agricultural workers in Canada – especially in Ontario – have had their right to bargain collectively enshrined by the Supreme Court of Canada, which today upheld a constitutional challenge by UFCW Canada on their behalf.
Unity Triumphs over Doublethink - George Orwell could not have imagined it better. The “doublethink” he described in the prophetic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four – with government calling its war department the “Ministry of Peace” – is paralleled absolutely by the Ontario Tory government’s new “workplace democracy” rules.